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MetsBlog Jan 11, 2016

Mets liked Span, but were concerned about injury

The Giants and free-agent OF Denard Span agreed to a three-year, $31 million contract, which includes a fourth-year mutual option.
Toronto Star Jan 9, 2016
Blue Jays won’t say whether Drew Storen will take over as closer

Blue Jays won’t say whether Drew Storen will take over as closer

But trade for reliever increases the likelihood that Aaron Sanchez will compete for a starting spot.
New York Daily News Jan 9, 2016
Harper: Alderson, Mets content with not over-spending

Harper: Alderson, Mets content with not over-spending

The Giants are taking a three-year, $31 million gamble on Denard Span, one that seems reasonable, based on the price.
CSN Washington Jan 9, 2016

Nats like versatility of new CF Ben Revere

In trading for outfielder Ben Revere, the Nationals have found themselves quite the competent replacement for Denard Span.

Denard Span ecstatic to join Giants: "It seems they win the World Series every other year"

SAN FRANCISCO – Bruce Bochy is about to manage his 21st major league season. He owns three World Series rings and has won four pennants. He’s led several other clubs to playoff appearances. Up the middle, he cannot think of… Continue Reading → The post Denard Span ecstatic to join Giants: "It seems they win the World Series every other year" appeared first on Giants Extra.
CSN Washington Jan 8, 2016

PHOTO: First picture of Denard Span in a Giants uniform

This one might hurt a bit for Nationals fans. Here is the first picture of Denard Span in a San Francisco Giants uniform.
CSN Washington Jan 8, 2016

Bryce Harper posts tribute to former teammate Denard Span

With Denard Span having moved on to sign with the Giants after three years in Washington, Bryce Harper posted a tribute to their time together in the Nats' outfield on Instagram on Friday.
CSN Washington Jan 8, 2016

Now with Giants, Denard Span thanks Nats fans on Twitter

Denard Span took to Twitter on Friday to thank Nationals fans for their support during his three-year tenure in Washington.
CSN Washington Jan 8, 2016

Denard Span was the Nats' best quote: Here are the highlights

With Denard Span moving on to sign with the Giants, the Nats are not only losing one of their best players, but their best quote. Here is a look back at the most memorable things he said.
San Jose Mercury News Jan 8, 2016
Why the Giants went after Denard Span instead of Upton, Cespedes, etc. -- and what their outfield will look like in 2016

Why the Giants went after Denard Span instead of Upton, Cespedes, etc. -- and what their outfield will look like in 2016

Rather than write over the earlier post, here's the updated story on Denard Span with a lot more detail and info.
MASN Sports Jan 8, 2016

Notes on Denard Span, Miguel Gonzalez and the assistant hitting coach candidates - School of Roch

Another outfielder came off the board yesterday when Denard Span agreed to terms on a three-year, $31 million contract with the Giants that also includes a possible $5 million in incentives. The Orioles liked Span as a right fielder and...

Why the Giants went after Denard Span instead of Upton, Cespedes, etc. -- and what their outfield will look like in 2016

Rather than write over the earlier post, here's the updated story on Denard Span with a lot more detail and info. And we'll hear from Span tomorrow at AT&T Park. -AB SAN FRANCISCO – Just three days ago, Denard Span… Continue Reading → The post Why the Giants went after Denard Span instead of Upton, Cespedes, etc. -- and what their outfield will look like in 2016 appeared first on Giants Extra.
Washington Post Jan 7, 2016

Nats Journal: Denard Span agrees to a three-year deal with the Giants

Denard Span reached a three-year deal, pending a physical, with the San Francisco Giants, the team announced on Thursday night. The deal is reportedly worth $31 million plus incentives for the the 31-year-old center fielder. Span, acquired from the Twins for then-top pitching prospect Alex Meyer before the 2013 season, spent the past three years as a vital cog in the Washington Nationals lineup and outfield.Read full article >>
McCovey Chronicles Jan 7, 2016

Here's what Denard Span does well, and here's what he doesn't

The 32-year-old can get on base and swipe a bag, but he can't hit homers or stop the aging process. Here's something you shouldn't do, at least at first: You shouldn't think of what Denard Span is not. He isn't a power hitter. He isn't a 25-year-old All-Star. He isn't Yoenis Cespedes or Justin Upton or Marcell Ozuna or Carlos Gonzalez. All of this is true, and there was probably a way to make the lineup better next year. There was no way to guarantee that any of those deals would have made the team better, though. At least, not the kind of guarantee you would have wanted for an extra $90...

#TBT: Denard Span makes dazzling snag

Happy 2016, Nats fans! A new season of Nats baseball will be here before we know it, with pitchers and catchers set to report in just a little more than a month. The Nationals have been busy this offseason, adding...

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